Vizio SmartCast is a unique way of screening content on your Vizio smart TV. What if you’re unable to set up your device correctly? Don’t worry.
This article will show you how to check your Vizio TV’s SmartCast status and how to pair it with other devices. This guide will help you make the most of SmartCast and expand your Vizio TV’s possibilities.
Can Vizio TV screen mirror?
Vizio TV screen mirroring must occur if the TV is smart or has smart TV features like an internet connection and the capability to launch apps. Vizio smart TVs have all these capabilities and can screen mirror content from multiple sources.
How to locate SmartCast on Vizio TV
You may first wonder, “Does my Vizio TV come with SmartCast?” In 2018, Vizio introduced SmartCast to all Vizio HD TVs. It is easy to launch the SmartCast by simply clicking on the “V” or home button on your remote.
You can view the SmartCast home screen and access content from different sources. If you bought your TV earlier than 2018, Vizio has promised an upgrade for models dating back to 2016.
How do I connect my Vizio SmartCast with Wi-Fi?
One of the most convenient ways to connect Vizio smart televisions to other devices is via Wi-Fi. These are the steps to complete your connection:
- Click on the TV Menu
- Select “Network”
- Choose your home network
Scroll down to find your network and click “More access points”. Once you have located your network, enter your password then click “Connect”.
Now your Vizio SmartCast can be connected to your Wi-Fi network. You can now access Vizio Smart TV screen mirroring services.
How to connect your phone to Vizio’s smart TV
Vizio SmartCast allows you to connect an Android or iPhone device with your Vizio smart television. Both the App Store and Play Store offer the app for free.
These are the steps to follow:
- Get the Vizio SmartCast App for your smartphone
- Follow the prompts for activation
- You can connect your TV and phone to the same Wi-Fi network, or you can turn on Bluetooth on your phone.
- Click on the menu to the left
- Click “Set up a Device”
- Click on “Get Started”.
- Choose the language you prefer
Place your phone in the lower right corner of the TV to complete a Vizio SmartCast. For Bluetooth pairing, wait a few seconds. After they have been paired, you can cast your favorite shows.
To establish a Wi-Fi connection to your computer, you can click the ‘Skip arrow’ at the bottom. After the connection is complete, you can name your TV and click “Next”.
To complete the setup, follow any additional prompts. Now your phone is connected to your Vizio smart television. You can stream live and browse shows from your TV screen.
How to wirelessly connect a laptop and a Vizio smart television
What about wirelessly connecting a laptop to a Vizio smart television? To stream content from your laptop, you can use the Chrome browser’s built-in Cast extension.
Before you proceed with the next steps, make sure that your Chrome browser is up-to-date
- Connect your laptop and Vizio smart television to the same Wi-Fi network
- Start the Chrome browser on your laptop
- Click the three lines at your top right
- Choose ‘Cast.
- Select “Cast desktop” from the dropdown menu.
- Select your Vizio TV
You will see the chrome page on your TV. Now you can view your content on your TV.
SmartCast technology is revolutionizing how Vizio smart TVs can be controlled. It’s easy to set it up on multiple devices, whether you use a smartphone or a laptop.
Doesn’t it make watching movies on a larger screen seem so much more enjoyable? Vizio SmartCast can be set up wirelessly using Bluetooth or your home Wi-Fi network. Enjoy the unique technology included with your Vizio smart television.